Alex Walsh

Nashville, Tenn.
BIRTHDATE    July 31, 2001
HEIGHT    6' 0" (182.9 cm)
BIRTHDATE July 31, 2001
HEIGHT 6' 0" (182.9 cm)
CLUB NAME
University Of Virginia (UVA-VA)
COACH NAME
Todd DeSorbo

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FAST FACTS
  • One-Time Olympian (2020)

  • One Olympic Games medal (1s)

FUN FACTS
  • High School Harpeth Hall '20

  • College Virginia '24

  • Future Professional Aspirations Media and Journalism

  • Parents Robert and Glynis. Father is a Real Estate Developer and Mother is a Physician, Glynis swam at Boston College.

  • Sibling(s) One sister named Gretchen who is a fellow U.S. National Team member

  • Hobbies Outside the Pool Shopping, interior design, finding new music

  • Training Stats Swims 6,000 yards, 2 hours a day, 1-2 workouts/day, 6 days a week

  • Favorites sports Team: Nashville Predators, Tennessee Titans

  • Favorites race: 200 IM at 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming and Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Career Highlights
  • 1x Olympian (2020)
  • 1x Olympic medalist (1s)
  • 3x Pan American Games medalist (3g)
  • 2x NCAA champion
  • 2x World Jr Championships medalist (1g, 1s)
  • 2x Jr Pan Pacs medalist (1g,1s)
  • 5x U.S. National Team member
Olympics History
  • 2020: Silver, 200m IM
Pan Ams History
  • 2019: Gold, 200m BK; Gold, 200m IM; Gold, 4x200m FR-R
Olympic Trials History
  • 2020: 1st, 200m IM; 13th, 100m BK (pr)
  • 2016: 11th, 200m BK; 12th, 100m BK
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2018: 6th, 200m IM; 7th, 50m BK; 9th, 100m BK; 22nd, 50m BR; 30th, 100m FR
  • 2017: 4th, 200m IM; 10th, 200m BK; 11th, 50m BK; 17th, 100m BK
NCAA History
  • 2020: 1st, 200y IM; 1st, 4x100y FR-R; 2nd, 4x50y FR-R; 2nd, 4x100y FR-R; 5th, 200y FR; 5th, 200y BR
Intl. Results
  • 2016 Jr Pan Pacs: Gold, 4x100m Med-R; Silver, 200m IM; 4th, 100m BK; 9th, 100m BR; 9th, 200m BK
World Jrs History
  • 2017: Silver, 4x100m FR-R; Silver, 4x100m Med-R (pr); 4th, 200m IM

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